VIDEO REVIEW & DEMO: Curly Hair Wash Day with Redken’s Nature + Science Vegan Line

I tested out Redken’s new Nature + Science’s All Soft shampoo and conditioner for over two months and below is a video of my honest thoughts about using the products. The hair care line is made with naturally derived ingredients and is vegan, silicone free, paraben-free and sulfate free. This is one of my first beauty videos on Youtube so be sure to like and … Continue reading VIDEO REVIEW & DEMO: Curly Hair Wash Day with Redken’s Nature + Science Vegan Line

Are the Ingredients in Your Hairspray Harmful?

Blurred vision, respiratory issues and skin irritation – these are just some of the potential health risks associated with using traditional hair sprays. Yes, I know your hair spray smells like lavender fields and spring meadows, so don’t get mad at me for this one. I’m just the messenger. Originally, I was creating a list of top chemicals to avoid when buying hair spray, but … Continue reading Are the Ingredients in Your Hairspray Harmful?

Product Review: Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Re-Hydrate Clay Mask

Sometimes I feel lazy and don’t want to deep condition my hair but when I don’t, my curls look so dry and brittle. I have a few favorite deep conditioners and this is one of them. It’s Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Re-Hydrate Clay Mask. It’s made with shea butter and Moroccan lava clay, and leaves my hair feeling incredibly soft. The scent of it is light … Continue reading Product Review: Matrix Biolage R.A.W. Re-Hydrate Clay Mask

Natural Brand Review: Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

I’ve been trying several natural deep conditioners for my hair and Briogeo is definitely one of my top 3. This is not a sponsored post; I really do use this product weekly. It really softens my hair and keeps my curls looking smooth, especially after heat styling. I leave it in for about 15 mins (or longer depending on if I get sidetracked), and my … Continue reading Natural Brand Review: Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

Natural Product Review: Oyin Handmade Greg Juices Leave-in Hair Tonic

I want to share something with you all: I juice regularly…my hair, that is. I was at a beauty trade show in Las Vegas last summer when I received a tiny sample of Oyin Handmade Greg Juices Leave-in Hair Tonic, which has made my curl-refresher game strong. Normally, when I realize my hair is starting to look a little dry during the day, I’ll run … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Oyin Handmade Greg Juices Leave-in Hair Tonic

New Song Aims to Redefine Black “Selfie” Esteem

During an age where social media has created an environment where appearance and ego take center stage, singer Tarica June is aiming to encourage black females to embrace their natural beauty with her new song, “SELFIE.” The music video for the catchy tune features young girls taking selfies, free of makeup and wearing their natural locks. During the chorus, the singer chants, “I love my … Continue reading New Song Aims to Redefine Black “Selfie” Esteem

How Black Military Servicewomen are Embracing the Natural Hair Movement

When the United States Army revised its grooming and appearance regulations at the beginning of the year, it lifted its ban on dreadlocks, allowing female soldiers the ability to wear their natural hair. This was a major milestone for black women servicing our country, who may have had to take on costly and sometimes damaging hair treatments to meet compliance rules. To celebrate, Vogue featured … Continue reading How Black Military Servicewomen are Embracing the Natural Hair Movement